Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dbus (MDVSA-2008:054)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered by Havoc Pennington in how the
dbus-daemon applied its security policy. A user with the ability to
connect to the dbus-daemon could possibly execute certain method calls
that they should not normally have access to.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Users will have to reboot the system once these packages have been
installed in order to prevent problems due to service dependencies on
the messagebus service.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36700 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-054.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0595

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